Topic: Comedians

Look At This Awesome Letter Phil Hartman Sent To A Fan

Look At This Awesome Letter Phil Hartman Sent To A Fan

Phil Hartman, the comedic genius and SNL cast member whose life was tragically cut short in 1998, was by all accounts a pretty great guy. This was especially notable in a group of people not exactly known for their sanity or civility. Hence, it comes as no surprise that when a fan and aspiring comedian sent him a tape of his work and a letter asking for feedback in 1996, he actually responded. Even so, the level of care and thought he put into giving this random guy constructive criticism went way above and beyond what a fan could reasonably expect of a busy actor and comedian. It’s really sweet!
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Celebrities Poke Fun at Charlie Sheen on Twitter

Celebrities Poke Fun at Charlie Sheen on Twitter

In a rare moment of bravery, celebrities have chosen to put the PR bullshit aside and concentrate on what really matters: a good Charlie Sheen joke. Us Magazine reports that various celebrities have taken to Twitter, posting their best Charlie Sheen one-liners, ranging from his personal problems to Two and a Half Men being pulled from the air indefinitely. Here are some of our favorites More »

Is It Time For Kristen Wiig to Leave ‘Saturday Night Live?’

Is It Time For Kristen Wiig to Leave 'Saturday Night Live?'

Let me preface this by saying that for years (seasons?) now, Kristen Wiig has been my favorite part of Saturday Night Live. With the exception of Gilly (blugh, Gilly), her recurring characters were consistently funny, original, and held their own against the more outlandish male counterparts. When Gawker did their roundup last winter of the best Kristen Wiig characters (Judy Grimes, Penelope), I was totally on board. Besides Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig is the best thing SNL had going for it. More »